Kevin Jones is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), ASIS International Member, and police officer for the Springfield-Branson National Airport in Missouri. He joined the U.S. Army in 2001, where his roles included infantryman, communications specialist, and squad leader. After his active-duty service, he joined the Colorado National Guard and became a police officer for the Town of Parker, Colorado, then later transitioned to the Thornton Police Department. He has spent nearly 18 years in law enforcement and over a decade as a crisis and hostage negotiator. In addition, he has been a firearms instructor, drug recognition expert, field training officer, investigator, and supervisor. He regularly conducts threat assessments and intelligence reports as a job function and is passionate about crisis intervention, de-escalation, and early intervention. He has experienced firsthand the results of active shooter and workplace violence incidents and strives to help prevent them, including developing a training curriculum from personal experiences. He is currently working on attaining a master’s degree in strategic security.